Douglas H. Jones

Douglas H. Jones, age 71, of Mayfield, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at his residence in Cranberry Creek, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on February 5, 1947, in Gloversville, NY, a son of the late Fred C. and Shirley M. Allen Jones.

A lifetime resident of the area, he graduated from Mayfield School. Mr. Jones honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was employed for many years at the GE in Schenectady. Douglas also loved animals, hunting and fishing and spending time with his family.

He is a beloved father to his son, Donald D. Jones of Cranberry Creek; and daughter, Theresa M. Shivers of Montgomery, AL; grandfather to Oddis Knox, Connie Knox of Montgomery, AL and Zachary Jones; great-grandfather of four.

He is also survived by his twin brother, David H. Jones (Roberta) of Scotia; brother, Fred I. Jones of Nelliston; and sister, Marlene V. Thompson (Thomas) of Averill Park. He is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins; and former wife, Connie Colvin.

He was predeceased by his wife, Lauren Whitman Jones, whom he married on 24 June 1993; and his former wife, Alice Theresa Guzek. He was also predeceased by his brother, Donald A. Jones; and his sister, Norma C. Thompson.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Northville Funeral Service Inc., 401 Bridge Street, Northville, NY 12134.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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